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Ho Chi Minh City Discovery
3 Days Tour



Experience the best of Ho Chi Minh City and the Mekong Delta in just three days! Immerse yourself in Vietnamese culture by visiting sacred pagodas and admiring impressive statues. Take in the soulful sounds of traditional folk music and treat your taste buds to a variety of delicious seasonal fruits. Marvel at the stunning French colonial architecture that still stands in Saigon today. Gain insight into the daily lives of locals in the Mekong Delta by visiting a bustling floating market. Visit the Cao Dai temple, revered by locals and tourists alike, for a glimpse into the spiritual traditions of the region. And, finally, explore the historic Cu Chi tunnels, an underground wonder of the South of Vietnam. Don't miss out on this incredible experience!​


Itinerary Detail​

Duration: 3 Days/2 nights

Location: Ho Chi Minh City

Day 1: Arrival - Ho Chi Minh City Tour (lunch/dinner)



The tour guide and driver will welcome you at Tan Son International airport then transfer to downtown.​


  • Visit the Reunification Hall. Formerly called the Presidential Palace, images of the building were seen around the world on 30 April 1975 when tanks stormed the gates as Saigon fell to the North Vietnamese. Hear the echoes of time while walking through this historic downtown site

  • Check-in hotel and rest.

The tour guide will take you to have lunch at a restaurant.




  • Explore Ngoc Hoang pagoda (the “Jade Emperor”) which boasts a set of about 300 ancient statues, including 100 made from cardboard, presenting a meeting of genies with the Jade Emperor. ​​​​​​​

  • Visit Ben Thanh Market, known as a symbol of Ho Chi Minh City. Here, you can try haggling goods or souvenirs for the best price but also have an opportunity to observe the daily life of the local.

The tour guide will take you to experience the famous street food in Vietnam.



  • Return to hotel and rest.


You're leisure to explore the night like in Ho Chi Minh City..

Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City - Ben Tre (breakfast/lunch/dinner)​


08:00 – 8:30: The tour guide and driver will pick up you at the hotel.

  • Depart Ben Tre and the scenic countryside once we leave the buzz of Ho Chi Minh City. Situated at the edge of the Mekong Delta, Ben Tre is the perfect starting point for this insightful excursion.


  • Take a xe loi tour, a local motorized cart. Bounce along back paths through coconut groves, lush rice paddies and fruit farms a picturesque canal. Step aboard the ‘Mango Cruise’ and cast of for a glimpse of Delta scenery. Sip a freshly picked coconut as the boat winds through the maze of canals.

  • Visit small brick workshop where locals still use centuries-old traditional methods to make the bricks by hand. Observe this labor-intensive process, then return to the boat and cross the An Hoa River.


  • Take a short bike ride through Phong Nam, a typical delta village. Visit a local house to see coconut processing by hand and learn how every part of the coconut is used. Continue cycling through gardens and stop to visit a ruou dua factory, observe the process of making the coconut spirits.


  • Visit to a family home. Enjoy the tropical fruits and honey tea in the garden and hear how the family relies on fishing and farming to make a living. After this unique immersive visit, climb into a sampan boat and row through a hidden maze of small, sun-dappled canals gaining an insider's perspective on daily river life.​

  • Lunch at the  Mango Home Stay restaurant to enjoy a traditional Vietnamese food in Ben Tre.


  • Visit Mr. Sau Tuong to enjoy afternoon tea with Mr. Sou Truong in his green garden.  As he explain the process and watch as his wife makes crispy rice paper, the most famous specialty of this village.

  • Return to Ho Chi Minh City

The tour guide will take you have dinner at a restaurant.



  • Return to hotel and rest.

You're leisure to explore Ho Chi Minh City on your own.

Day 3: Ho Chi Minh City - Departure (breakfast/-/-))


08:00 – 8:30: The tour guide and driver will pick up you at the hotel.


  • Arrive at the famous Cu Chi Tunnels, an incredible underground tunnel network constructed by Vietnamese resistance fighters (Viet Cong) during both the French and American wars. Hear the tales of how these tunnels were built while walking through the forest and experience first-hand what life was like living underground. There are also several other informative displays and war relics around the area to explore.​

The tour guide will take you have lunch at a restaurant then return to Ho Chi Minh City.


  • Check out of the hotel

  • Transfer to the airport or continue to your next destination.

Image by Di Nè!

All are tailor-made tours from Tropic Roads Travel


  • Private door to door transport with air-conditioning

  • Experience English speaking tour guide

  • Meals as mentioned above

  • Hotel 3 star in Ho Chi Minh City (2 people share 1 room) with breakfast at hotel

  • Drinking water: 02 bottle of 500ml/pax/day

  • One-time entrance ticket at all attractions mentioned in the itinerary

  • Bank fees if payment by credit card

  • Gov tax and service charge

  • No extra charge after final confirmation


  • VAT invoice (if you get an invoice, you need to notify and negotiate with us before booking the tour)

  • Drinking during meals or other personal expenses

  • Sightseeing expenses not included in the itinerary

  • Surcharge of 50,000 VND for the difference between tickets for foreigners and Vietnamese.

  • Other service fees and costs not mentioned in the program

  • Tips for driver and guide (For Vietnamese tourists: usually from 50,000 VND/person/day; For foreign visitors, the tip is 5$/person/day)


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